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Brandt Snedeker now in the Masters conversation with Pebble win

Before Sunday, Vegas sportsbooks had Brandt Snedeker at 50-to-1 odds to win the Masters. He wasn't even in the field yet.  Snedeker locked up his invite to Augusta National in April, however, with his second win in the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am in three years. Show More Summary

Old-Ass Scottish Golf Club Admits Women, Starting With a Princess

Back in September, the 260-year-old Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews decided it would finally admit women. (Perhaps because "even fustier than the Augusta National" is not a good look for anybody.) Now they've announced their first female members and—surprise!—there's a princess among them. Read more...

Dominguez Wins Latin American Amateur, Headed to Augusta

last monthSports / Golf : On Par

Matias Dominguez closed with a 1-under 71 on Sunday to win the inaugural Latin American Amateur Championship, earning a spot at Augusta National in April as the first player from Chile at the Masters in more than 50 years.

Green Jackets Off Property & The LAAC's Big Price Tag

If you've seen any coverage of the Latin America Amateur Championship brought to you by the Augusta National Golf Club

In My Dreams: 2015 Masters Invitation

2 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

IN MY DREAMS I RECEIVE A 2015 Masters invitation. I read it aloud: "The Board of Governors of the Augusta National Golf Club cordially invites you to participate in the 2015 Masters Tournament to be held at Augusta, Georgia." But then I wake up. And it's not my voice I hear. It's the voice of two-time Masters champion Bubba Watson. Sigh.

“23 Skidoo” (and Comment for a Cause)

This post is inspired by Shot@Life, an initiative of the United Nations Foundation. During the month of August–Blogust–31 bloggers are writing about moments that matter. For every comment on this post and the 30 other posts, Walgreens will donate a vaccine (up to 50,000 vaccines). A child dies every 20 seconds from a vaccine-preventable disease. We can change this […]

Report: IBM CEO Rometty becomes 3rd female Augusta National member

3 months agoSports / Golf : Devil Ball Golf

Observers thought IBM CEO Virginia "Ginni" Rometty would be the first female member of Augusta National Golf Club. It had practically become tradition for the head of Big Blue to don a green jacket. But when the home of the Masters admitted...Show More Summary

Report: Third Female Member Joins Augusta

3 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

Make it a threesome. Augusta National Golf Club has admitted another female member. Golf Digest's Sam Weinman reported: IBM CEO Virginia (Ginni) Rometty has joined Condoleezza Rice and Darla Moore as the third female member of the longtime home of the Masters, multiple sources have confirmed. Show More Summary

It's Already Back! Royal Melbourne Returns To Our Screens

Thanks to the folks at Augusta National and ESPN, Royal Melbourne

SportsCenter': John Buccigross loves the ESPN paycheck and free Disney passes

Zap2it: As an accomplished golfer, are there any courses you'd like to try that you haven't yet?John Buccigross: Top 5 would be Augusta (National in Georgia), Cypress Point (in Florida), St. Andrews (in Scotland), Chicago Golf Club and Royal County Down in Northern Ireland. Show More Summary

Another Senator Wants To Revoke Pro Sports Tax-Exempt Status

One can only imagine the Augusta National grill room chatter as NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell

Steve Spurrier aced a hole at Augusta in 2008

He doesn't like to brag, though. Everyone knows South Carolina Gamecocks coach Steve Spurrier is the model of humility. Just how humble is he, though? WAYYYYLLLLLL... 1 of 2 @ESPNMag says Steve Spurrier aced Augusta National's No. 7 during 2008 Masters week. Show More Summary

A look back at the 2006 British Open, when Tiger Woods outsmarted everyone

7 months agoSports / Golf : Devil Ball Golf

Every major championship is unique. No matter the venue or the tournament, all major championships are played in tough conditions on tight golf courses with high rough and quick greens. Even the Masters, played at Augusta National each...Show More Summary

Mo Martin hits the shot of her life to set up an eagle on the 72nd hole to win the British Open

8 months agoSports / Golf : Devil Ball Golf

There are certain golf shots hit at major championships that don't need explaining. Sarazen at the 1935 Masters. Jack Nicklaus' 1-iron at Pebble Beach in '72. Tiger's chip on the 16th at Augusta National in 2005. Mo Martin's second shot on the 18th at Royal Birkdale should make that list. Show More Summary

Errie Ball, Welshman Who Played in First Masters, Dies at 103

8 months agoSports / Golf : On Par

Samuel Henry Ball, known since childhood as Errie, was the last survivor of the 72 players from the first Augusta National Invitational Tournament in 1934.

U.S. Open Insider: For Bubba, course is a lay up

Bubba Watson won the Masters by overpowering Augusta National with his length. But while some feel there are similarities with Augusta National because of the lack of rough at Pinehurst, Watson is going in with an entirely different - and possibly controversial - strategy.

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